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Daily Archives: March 5th, 2018

Peugeot is setting its sights firmly on a maiden FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy title win as it unveiled its latest 208 WRX challenger ahead of the 2018 season. The car is the first to be developed by Peugeot in-house following the decision to increase its level of factory support.

Having marked its swansong Dakar Rally appearance with a third consecutive victory at the start of the year, Peugeot is turning its attentions to its World RX effort under the revised Team Peugeot Total banner having competed as Team Peugeot Hansen between 2014-2017. Read More »

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– Public debut of the new CUPRA brand, which will have its own booth next to the SEAT booth
– The CUPRA Ateca, the first model of the new brand, will also make its public appearance in Geneva
– SEAT will present the new Leon CUPRA R ST, the Ibiza TGI FR, and the Leon with the new 1.5 TSI EVO
– SEAT’s Digital Cockpit will also be making big news at the SEAT stand Read More »

After the bitterly cold temperatures of Sweden, where Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT secured its first podium of 2018, the World Rally Championship heads across the Atlantic to the milder climate and high altitudes of Mexico, the setting for this year’s third round. Mexico sees the much anticipated return of Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena, who line up alongside Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle as the team looks to confirm its good start to the season.

AN EXPERIENCED DUO
There is no substitute for experience and this is especially true at Rally Mexico. The combined effects of high altitudes and high temperatures put the cars under stresses that are not encountered elsewhere. Read More »

The 1925 Bentley Super Sports of Graham and Marina Goodwin reigned supreme on the Endurance Rally Association’s The Road to Saigon rally. Holding their lead on the Vintageant category from the start line in Singapore right the way to the finish in Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City as it is now known. Read More »

Fresh from its success on the Dakar Rally, Team PEUGEOT Total is now aiming for the top in a brand-new adventure: the FIA World Rallycross Championship. To celebrate its first year in this spectacular and competitive sport as a full factory entry, the PEUGEOT SPORT team is preparing a 2018 version of the PEUGEOT 208 WRX, which has already shown plenty of potential in rallycross since making its competitive debut in 2014. Read More »

In the hothouse ambience reigning on the Rodriguez Brothers Autodromo, Sébastien Buemi played his part in the on-track action in the Mexico ePrix helping the Renault e.dams team to their third podium finish on the bounce!

The Renault Z.E.17 in the hands of Sébastien Buemi showed searing pace as he set the fastest time of the qualifying groups on this circuit that uses part of the Formula 1 layout. But in the SuperPole shootout, the Swiss driver was unable to reproduce this performance and qualified on the second row. Read More »

The revamped Protyre MSA Asphalt Rally Championship returns in style this weekend, with a superb entry for the Port Talbot MC-organised Melvyn Evans Motorsport Tour of Epynt (Sunday 11 March). Read More »